Pink silk taffeta dressing gown in kimono style with embroidered naturalistic chrysanthemums and butterflies in polychrome silks, 1900, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston    MB says:  Wear this to look beautiful while the maid is doing your hair...

ornamentedbeing: “ Dressing Gown Iida Takashimaya, 1900 The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: “Pink silk taffeta dressing gown in kimono style with embroidered naturalistic chrysanthemums and butterflies in polychrome silks. Silk plain weave lining,.

Silk taffeta gown with two bodices, 1860s. French blue with wide grey stripe, day bodice with long collared sleeve, lace collar & cuff trimmed in cream bobbin lace. Short -sleeved evening bodice with open neck trimmed in pleated ribbon, white net, & velvet ribbon, both bodices cut straight at waist. Voluminous, unlined trained skirt has large pleats, off-center front closure, hem with deep stiffened backing to raise hemline by 3-4 inches. Whitaker Auctions

Gown Eleanor wears to the gardens. Silk taffeta gown, blue with wide grey stripe.

Fabric manipulation: Stunning silk taffeta dress by Antony Price, 1986.

Bird's Wing Object: Evening dress Place of origin:England, Great Britain (made) (made) Artist/Maker: Price, Antony, born 1945 (designer) Materials and Techniques: Silk taffeta

Dress, two pieces, ca. 1890. Gray silk taffeta bodice with collar & shoulder insets of flocked green silk. Collar, front, & cuffs have heavy cut steel decorations. Sixteen cut steel buttons fasten in front. Gray taffeta skirt with front inset with piece of green flocked silk. Remainder of skirt is gray taffeta with 4 rows of pinked frills at hem. Small bustle at back with bustle pad at waist. Killerton House Museum via National Trust Collections (UK)

Dress, circa silk taffeta with cut steel decorations. Killerton House Museum via National Trust Collections (UK)

Stunning Silk Taffeta Tartan Bow on a Vintage Velvet evening gown.

Stunning Silk Taffeta Tartan Bow on a Vintage Velvet evening gown. Reminds me of my favorite party dress as a little girl. Black velvet bodice, taffeta plaid skirt w/big bow in the back

Dress, Germany, ca. 1866. Silk taffeta. Three pieces—skirt, day bodice, and evening bodice. Photo: Marion Mennicken/Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln. Museum of Applied Art, Cologne, via Kulturelles Erbe Koeln

Silk taffeta skirt, day bodice, and evening bodice. Germany, ca.

French deb Niki De Saint-Phalle (future sculptor, painter and filmmaker) here in Ceil Chapman's red jersey sweater worn with wide silk taffeta skirt, photo by Arnold Newman for LIFE, Sept. 1949. #vintage #1940s #fashion

French deb Niki De Saint-Phalle (future sculptor, painter and filmmaker) here in Ceil Chapman’s red jersey sweater worn with wide silk taffeta skirt, photo by Arnold Newman for LIFE, Sept.

Silk Taffeta Pavilion Stripe Drapery with zinc furnishings?? *drool*

Restoration Hardware's Silk Taffeta Pavilion Stripe Drapery:Woven from superior silk taffeta, our pavilion stripe features lustrous, broad bands of color with a crisp, fine finish.

Dress with matching spencer. ca. 1807-1810.  Silk taffeta, trimmed with chenille pom-poms attached to silk cord, partly lined with cotton, embroidered net

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Pinned as a 'dress with matching spencer', I think this is a redingote. Silk taffeta, trimmed with chenille pom-poms attached to silk cord, partly lined with cotton, embroidered net

Rachel Trevor Morgan, A/W 2013 - Red silk taffeta headpiece with hand made roses.

Red Silk Taffeta Headpiece with Hand-made Roses ~ Rachel Trevor Morgan, Autumn/Winter 2013 .

1950's Bubble gum silk taffeta skirt with black silk jersey top

It's all about the waist Bubble gum silk taffeta skirt with black silk jersey top, 1950

Rachel Trevor-Morgan Millinery - Powder blue silk taffeta rose Alice band with face veil.

Rachel Trevor-Morgan Millinery - Powder blue silk taffeta rose Alice band with face veil. Siri onto Rachel Trevor - Morgan Millinery. Oh where for art thou Melbourne Cup?

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